Karla Loftiss

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5 Tips from the Experts: Create and Sell Yearly Photo Wall Calendars

You might think that wall calendars are a thing of the (quickly disappearing) analog past, but don’t dismiss them too quickly. Recently we caught up …

Railroad Safety for Photographers

If I walked into your yard and just started taking photos, would you call the police or would you just ignore it? If you have a studio and I waltzed …

How To Save An Underexposed Photo Using Lightroom

To save an underexposed photo there are a few different things we can try from working with what we have to converting to black and white and more.

Flash Photography Crash Course

Would you consider posting this photo on your Pinterest board? It would help me a lot to get the word out about this tutorial.<p>You haven't stumbled on …

Landscape Photography

Lightroom's Tone Curve Explained

It’s no secret that there are many ways to enhance our photographs with Lightroom. By using just a handful of sliders we can get some great results …

Tutorials

Getting Started In HDR Landscape Photography

I've been on the fence about HDR for quite sometime now. It's often overdone and over used which is sort of off-putting, but at the same time I …

50 Lessons for Stronger Photographs

Professional photographer and best-selling author David duChemin just released a very in-depth educational eBook deemed a “BigBook” at 200 pages in …

Want to Land More Gigs? These Portfolio Tips May Do the Trick

Kendrick Brinson and David Walter Banks, based in L.A., are commercial photographers. They are also happily married. Though they maintain separate …

Humor: 10 Videos of People Using Their Gear in Strange and Silly Ways

Back in the beginning of August, NYC-based camera superstore B&H Photo Video launched a lighthearted contest called “That’s Not What It’s Meant For!” …

When You SHOULD Do Work for Free

Whenever somebody asks me if they should take a free job I answer with a resounding, no. Don’t do it. Just don’t. It should be a hard and fast rule …

Tutorial: Setting up a Slow-Motion Photo Booth

A couple of weeks ago, Seattle-based production group Super Frog Saves Tokyo took the Internet by storm with their slow-motion photo booth footage …

Christian Faith

3 Reasons to Shoot Vertical Aspect Landscapes and 6 Tips on How to Shoot Them

A Guest Contribution by Todd Sisson – author of our Landscape Photography eBook. The majority of landscape images are photographed in the horizontal …

Landscape Photography

Video Interview: Copyright Registration & Infringement Information

<b>“It’s ideal to register your images before infringement – register them right away after you’ve taken them.” – Carolyn E. Wright, aka The Photo</b> …

Sport picture of the day: Saracens's alternative photocall

They say that sport is a serious business but that message doesn't seem to have got through to Allianz Park where Saracens were posing for their 2013-2014 team photos. Click here to check out the full squad in all their fancy dress glory

A Japanese Dad’s Imaginative Conceptual Portraits of His 4-Year-Old Daughter

Japanese photographer Nagano Toyokazu is a dad much like all dads in that he loves his daughters, Miu and Kanna. Unlike most, however, he’s managed …

The Beauty of Centrifugal Force on Paint-Covered Toys Captured Using High Speed Photography

What do you get when you plunk chunks of colorful paint on toys and dial in generous amounts of centrifugal force? Peter Schafrick art. Schafrick is …

Vivian Maier's pioneering street-style photography - in pictures

Vivian Maier is the best street photographer you've never heard of, blazing a trail for all today's street-style bloggers out there. As a new documentary reveals, she worked as a nanny in Chicago for 40 years, taking photographs in her free time, which together create an intimate portrait of …

Use Computer Errors to Make Your Photos Amazing.

Datamoshing sounds kinda like that fun thing you used to do when Slipknot came on the radio in 2002.<p>While pushing some punks around is totally fun, …

Nixon leaves the White House - a picture from the past

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How to Select the Perfect Nikon DSLR for Your Needs

An article by +Sean Ogle Selecting a new DSLR can be really overwhelming, especially if you’re a first time buyer. Not only do you have to decide …

A Look at the Pros and Cons of Shooting RAW vs H.264

Ever since the Magic Lantern folks unlocked the ability to shoot RAW video on the 5D Mark III (and, subsequently, a few more cameras after that) the …

6 Must-Have iPhone Apps for Professional Photographers

If you’re looking for a roundup of the best apps for filters/composite images/HDR/etc., then you’ve come to the wrong post. These are the iPhones …

Leonardo: A Full-Featured Photo Editing App for iOS Devices

Back in mid-June, Yahoo! purchased Ghostbird and pulled the company’s popular advanced mobile editing app PhotoForge off of the app store. If you …

The Photo Man: Collecting and Selling Forgotten Photographs

For Mark Kologi, selling orphaned personal photos at Los Angeles’ Melrose Trading Post is more than a business or a hobby—it’s art. “It’s this tide …

Walter SD Card Holder: Store Your Digital Photos in This Miniature Leica M

Custom gear maker Walter Pretorius of Walter Leica has come out with a new product for photographers who want a safe and fun way to carry additional …

A Picture Sells a Thousand Cents

You do not have to be a professional photographer to profit from selling your photos for use online, on mobile devices, and traditional publications. …

Is that a Workshop, Tour or Seminar [Part II]

In our previous post on this topic we learned that the photo workshop is primarily a teaching venue, with a very structured curriculum leading to …

Cover Photography for a Classical Music Album: How it Was Done

Shooting a music video in a day is already a challenge in itself even if you have a cinematographer like Joel Kesler on your team. To make matters …